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1937 MLB Season

1937 MLB Season

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player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Willie Adams 1937-06-18 46.263 -- p 6-4 180 R R 1890-09-27 Clearfield,PA MLB 1912-1919 1912-1919
Fred Andrus 1937-11-10 87.078 -- p 6-2 185 R R 1850-08-23 Detroit,MI MLB 1876-1884 1876-1884
Charlie Baker 1937-01-15 80.000 -- of 5-4 140 R R 1856-01-15 West Boylston,MA MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Lady Baldwin 1937-03-07 77.333 -- p 5-11 160 R L 1859-04-08 Oramel,NY MLB 1884-1890 1884-1890
Joe Battin 1937-12-10 84.028 -- 3b 5-10 169 R R 1853-11-11 West Bradford,PA MLB 1871-1890 1871-1890
Andy Bednar 1937-11-26 29.102 -- p 5-10 180 R R 1908-08-16 Streator,IL MLB 1930-1931 1930-1931
Charlie Bell 1937-02-07 -32.179 -- p -- -- -- -- 1968-08-12 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1889-1891 1889-1891
Rube Benton 1937-12-12 50.167 -- p 6-1 190 L L 1887-06-27 Clinton,NC MLB 1910-1925 1910-1925
Ben Beville 1937-01-05 59.129 -- p-1b 5-9 190 R R 1877-08-28 Colusa,CA MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Bruno Block 1937-08-06 52.145 -- c 5-9 185 R R 1885-03-13 Wisconsin Rapids,WI MLB 1907-1912 1907-1912
Frank Boyd 1937-12-16 69.257 -- c -- 168 R R 1868-04-02 West Middletown,PA MLB 1893-1893 1893-1893
Al Bradley 1937-02-05 80.257 -- of 5-10 185 -- -- 1856-05-23 Altoona,PA MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Dick Burns 1937-11-16 73.325 -- p 5-7 140 L L 1863-12-26 Holyoke,MA MLB 1883-1885 1883-1885
Hick Carpenter 1937-04-18 81.245 -- 3b 5-11 186 R L 1855-08-16 Grafton,MA MLB 1879-1892 1879-1892
Danny Clark 1937-05-23 43.124 Neurosyphilis 3b-2b 5-9 167 L R 1894-01-18 Meridian,MS MLB 1922-1927 1922-1927
Bunk Congalton 1937-08-16 62.203 -- of 5-11 190 L L 1875-01-24 Guelph,ON MLB 1902-1907 1902-1907
Gene Connell 1937-08-31 31.113 -- c 6-0 180 R R 1906-05-10 Hazelton,PA MLB 1931-1931 1931-1931
Ben Conroy 1937-11-25 66.255 -- ss-2b 5-6 136 -- -- 1871-03-14 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
George Darby 1937-02-25 68.018 -- p 5-10 160 L R 1869-02-06 Kansas City,MO MLB 1893-1893 1893-1893
Mickey Devine 1937-10-01 45.144 -- c 5-10 165 R R 1892-05-09 Albany,NY MLB 1918-1925 1918-1925
George Fisher 1937-01-29 81.162 -- 2b -- -- L -- 1855-08-20 Wilmington,DE MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Eddie Foster 1937-01-15 49.336 -- 3b-2b 5-6 145 R R 1887-02-13 Chicago,IL MLB 1910-1923 1910-1923
Bill Foxen 1937-04-17 52.320 -- p 5-11 165 L L 1884-05-31 Tenafly,NJ MLB 1908-1911 1908-1911
Benny Frey 1937-11-01 31.209 -- p 5-10 165 R R 1906-04-06 Dexter,MI MLB 1929-1936 1929-1936
Pete Fries 1937-07-29 79.271 -- p 5-8 160 L L 1857-10-30 Scranton,PA MLB 1883-1884 1883-1884
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Nig Fuller 1937-03-01 58.335 -- c 5-11 165 R R 1878-03-30 Toledo,OH MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Jim Galligan 1937-08-22 -- -- of 5-10 160 -- -- 1865 Easton,PA MLB 1889-1889 1889-1889
Hank Gastright 1937-10-09 72.193 -- p 6-2 190 R R 1865-03-29 Covington,KY MLB 1889-1896 1889-1896
George Gilham 1937-04-25 37.220 -- c 5-11 164 R R 1899-09-17 Shamokin,PA MLB 1920-1921 1920-1921
Russ Hall 1937-07-01 65.275 -- ss 5-10 170 L L 1871-09-29 Shelbyville,KY MLB 1898-1901 1898-1901
Clyde Hatter 1937-10-16 29.070 -- p 5-11 170 R L 1908-08-07 Poplar Hill,KY MLB 1935-1937 1935-1937
John Hibbard 1937-11-17 72.349 -- p -- -- -- L 1864-12-02 Chicago,IL MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Earl Howard 1937-04-04 43.282 -- p 6-1 160 R R 1893-06-25 Everett,PA MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Fred Jacklitsch 1937-07-18 61.054 -- c 5-9 180 R R 1876-05-24 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1900-1910 1900-1910
Hi Jasper 1937-05-22 56.187 -- p 5-11 180 R R 1880-11-15 St. Louis,MO MLB 1914-1919 1914-1919
Pop Joy 1937-06-28 77.016 -- 1b -- -- -- -- 1860-06-11 Washington,DC MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
John Keefe 1937-08-10 70.024 -- p -- -- -- -- 1867-07-16 Fitchburg,MA MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Rudy Kling 1937-03-14 66.355 -- ss 5-10 178 R R 1870-03-23 St. Louis,MO MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Al Krumm 1937-06-15 -- -- p -- 145 -- R 1865 -- MLB 1889-1889 1889-1889
Doc Leitner 1937-05-18 71.245 -- p 5-11 185 R R 1865-09-14 Piermont,NY MLB 1887-1887 1887-1887
John Lovett 1937-12-05 60.212 -- p -- -- -- -- 1877-05-06 Monday,OH MLB 1903-1903 1903-1903
Ernie Lush 1937-02-26 52.117 -- of -- -- R L 1884-10-31 Bridgeport,CT MLB 1910-1910 1910-1910
Jack McAdams 1937-05-21 50.154 -- p 6-1 170 R R 1886-12-17 Benton,AR MLB 1911-1911 1911-1911
Emmett McCann 1937-04-15 35.042 -- ss-3b 5-11 150 R R 1902-03-04 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1920-1926 1920-1926
Joe McCarthy 1937-01-12 55.017 -- c -- -- R R 1881-12-25 Syracuse,NY MLB 1905-1906 1905-1906
Bill Merritt 1937-11-17 67.109 -- c 5-7 160 R R 1870-07-30 Lowell,MA MLB 1891-1899 1891-1899
Bert Miller 1937-06-14 61.229 -- p -- -- -- -- 1875-10-28 Riley,MI MLB 1897-1897 1897-1897
Jim Miller 1937-02-07 56.127 -- 2b 5-4 143 R R 1880-10-02 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 1901-1901 1901-1901
Ed Morris 1937-04-12 74.194 -- p 5-7 165 B L 1862-09-29 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1884-1890 1884-1890
Henry Mullin 1937-11-08 75.204 -- of 5-9 160 R -- 1862-04-17 Saint John,NB MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Sam Nichol 1937-04-19 67.363 -- of 5-10 178 R R 1869-04-20 County Antrim,IR MLB 1888-1890 1888-1890
Jerry Nops 1937-03-26 61.276 -- p 5-8 168 L L 1875-06-23 Toledo,OH MLB 1896-1901 1896-1901
Pete O'Brien 1937-06-30 70.013 -- 2b 5-9 165 R R 1867-06-16 Chicago,IL MLB 1890-1890 1890-1890
Jack O'Connor 1937-11-14 68.164 -- c 5-10 170 R R 1869-06-02 St. Louis,MO MLB 1887-1907 1887-1907
Al Pratt 1937-11-21 89.001 -- p 5-7 140 -- R 1848-11-19 Allegheny,PA MLB 1871-1872 1871-1872
Walt Preston 1937-12-23 69.260 -- of-3b 6-0 175 L R 1868-04-06 Richmond,VA MLB 1895-1895 1895-1895
Stan Rees 1937-08-30 38.185 -- p 6-3 190 L L 1899-02-25 Cynthiana,KY MLB 1918-1918 1918-1918
Charlie Reilly 1937-12-19 70.306 -- 3b 5-11 190 B R 1867-02-15 Princeton,NJ MLB 1889-1897 1889-1897
John Reilly 1937-05-31 78.237 -- 1b 6-3 178 R R 1858-10-05 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1880-1891 1880-1891
Phil Saylor 1937-07-23 66.201 -- p -- -- -- L 1871-01-02 Van Wert,OH MLB 1891-1891 1891-1891
Nick Scharf 1937-05-11 -- -- of -- -- -- R 1858 Baltimore,MD MLB 1882-1883 1882-1883
Gus Shallix 1937-10-28 79.212 -- p 5-11 165 R R 1858-03-29 Paderborn,GE MLB 1884-1885 1884-1885
George Shoch 1937-09-30 78.266 -- of-ss 5-6 158 R R 1859-01-06 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1886-1897 1886-1897
John Singleton 1937-10-23 40.329 -- p 5-11 171 R R 1896-11-27 Gallipolis,OH MLB 1922-1922 1922-1922
Tully Sparks 1937-07-15 62.214 -- p 5-10 160 R R 1874-12-12 Etna,GA MLB 1897-1910 1897-1910
Jim St.Vrain 1937-06-12 66.005 -- p 5-9 175 R L 1871-06-06 Hannibal,MO MLB 1902-1902 1902-1902
Charlie Starr 1937-10-18 59.048 -- 2b 5-10 165 R R 1878-08-30 Pike County,OH MLB 1905-1909 1905-1909
Harry Stovey 1937-09-20 80.273 -- of 5-11 175 R R 1856-12-20 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1880-1893 1880-1893
Cub Stricker 1937-11-19 78.163 -- 2b 5-3 138 R R 1859-06-08 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1882-1893 1882-1893
Ed Trumbull 1937-01-14 76.071 -- of-p -- -- -- -- 1860-11-03 Chicopee,MA MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Jerry Upp 1937-06-30 53.202 -- p -- -- -- L 1883-12-10 Sandusky,OH MLB 1909-1909 1909-1909
Roy Vaughn 1937-03-01 25.179 -- p 6-0 178 B R 1911-09-04 Sedalia,MO MLB 1934-1934 1934-1934
Peek-A-Boo Veach 1937-11-12 75.149 -- p 6-0 175 -- R 1862-06-15 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1884-1890 1884-1890
Welday Walker 1937-11-23 77.118 -- of -- -- -- -- 1860-07-27 Steubenville,OH MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Ed Walsh 1937-10-31 32.262 -- p 6-1 180 R R 1905-02-11 Meriden,CT MLB 1928-1932 1928-1932
player name death date age death cause pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years
Bill Watkins 1937-06-09 79.034 -- 3b 5-10 156 R -- 1858-05-05 Brantford,ON MLB 1884-1884 1884-1884
Bill White 1937-03-29 -- -- 1b -- -- -- -- 1860 MILner,GA MLB 1879-1879 1879-1879
Jesse Whiting 1937-10-28 58.150 -- p -- -- -- -- 1879-05-30 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1902-1907 1902-1907
Otto Williams 1937-03-19 59.136 -- ss-of 5-8 165 R R 1877-11-02 Newark,NJ MLB 1902-1906 1902-1906
Harry Wolverton 1937-02-04 63.059 -- 3b 5-11 205 L R 1873-12-06 Mount Vernon,OH MLB 1898-1912 1898-1912
Sam Woodruff 1937-07-22 60.206 -- 3b-2b 5-9 160 R R 1876-12-27 Chilo,OH MLB 1904-1910 1904-1910
George Wright 1937-08-21 90.204 -- ss 5-9 150 R R 1847-01-28 New York,NY MLB 1871-1882 1871-1882
Joe Yeager 1937-07-02 61.308 -- 3b 5-10 160 R R 1875-08-28 Philadelphia,PA MLB 1898-1908 1898-1908
Al Yeargin 1937-05-08 35.204 -- p 5-11 170 R R 1901-10-16 Mauldin,SC MLB 1922-1924 1922-1924
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